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Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention
Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad fo...

Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention

Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, recently deposed by mutinying soldiers was flown to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for medical attention in the late hours of Saturday, a top diplomat said. Keita, 75, was hospitalised in Mali after his release from detention by the military junta who... read more »

Mali Coup: Jonathan Led ECOWAS Delegation Meet Coup Leaders as Talks Continue
Mali Coup: Jonathan Led ECOWAS Delegatio...

Mali Coup: Jonathan Led ECOWAS Delegation Meet Coup Leaders as Talks Contin...

A meeting of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) delegation led by former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan with Mali’s coup leaders ended barely after 20 minutes. The coup in Mali is celebrated by many Malian citizens though the international community has condemned the... read more »

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to convene a videoconference meeting on Thursday to discuss the crisis in Mali which led to President Ibrahim Keita’s removal.
ECOWAS Set to Convene Over Mali Coup

ECOWAS Set to Convene Over Mali Coup

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to convene a videoconference meeting on Thursday to discuss the crisis in Mali which led to President Ibrahim Keita’s removal. The regional body has been vocal against the change of government in Mali by Mutinying soldiers. In a... read more »

Mali Opposition Commends Coup Plotters, Promises Support
Mali Opposition Commends Coup Plotters, ...

Mali Opposition Commends Coup Plotters, Promises Support

The opposition coalition in Mali, M5-REP has lent its support to the mutinying solders that ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and commended their willingness to handover to a civilian transitional government. It said in a statement that “it took note of the commitment” the junta has made... read more »

President of Mali Resigns, Military Commits to Civilian Transition After Take over
President of Mali Resigns, Military Comm...

President of Mali Resigns, Military Commits to Civilian Transition After Ta...

Orders closure of border, imposes curfew   Soldiers who staged a mutiny on Tuesday in Mali prompting the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and his deputy has promised to hand over to a civilian transitional government that will organise elections. This was disclosed on... read more »

Nigerian Army Speaks on Southern Kaduna Killings, See its Position

Nigerian Army Speaks on Southern Kaduna Killings, See its Positio...

The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that the killings in Southern Kaduna are one-sided attacks. It stated that it was making effort at accelerated response to distress calls in steep terrain,... read more »